Asante Kotoko beaten 2-0 by ten-man Sundowns in friendly

first_imgGhanaian champions Asante Kotoko lost 2-0 to ten-man Mamelodi Sundowns in their international friendly match played on Sunday.The Porcupine Warriors came out to face the Brazilians at the Baba Yara Stadium despite being troubled by the shocking resignation of their chairman Dr. Desmond Sarpong.Kotoko were also without their coach Mas-Ud Dramani whose future remains uncertain despite leading the side to a successful Premier League defence.The Ghanaian champions however held their own against their South African opponents throughout the first half where the match headed into recess goalless.Sundowns were however quickest off the block in the second half and forced the opening goal through Kotoko defender Smallboy Korbah.The hosts tried as much as possible to get back on level terms but their efforts were thwarted by the numerous substitutions. Sundowns also had their fair share of changes which saw Rashid Sumaila make his debut against the team he just won the Ghanaian Premier League title with.The match looked destined for a slim win for Pitso Mosimane’s side until Zungu popped up with a late strike to double the lead for the Brazilians.The win sees Sundowns win two of their three matches played on pre-season tour of Ghana.Sundowns had beaten Liberty Professionals Academy 5-0 in a training match before drawing 1-1 with Hearts of Oak last Wednesday.last_img read more

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Fort St. John Wrestlers competing at Nationals

first_imgRepresenting the Fort St. John Wrestling Club at the national tournament will be Roylene Oliarny, Devon Shelkie, Conner White, and Taylor McLeod, accompanied by head coach Paul Kalas.The adventure for our five local competitors begins Thursday with weigh-ins, medicals and time to hit the mat for some practice sessions.Preliminaries begin the morning of Friday, April 5, with competition running all day Friday and culminating early Saturday evening with the bronze and gold medal matches.- Advertisement -Recently, the local wrestlers earned their opportunity to compete at the national level by having successful outings at the Western Canadian Age Class competition in Kamloops.last_img

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